Boiga cynodon (Boie, 1827), Boie, 1827

Teynié, Alexandre, David, Patrick & Ohler, Annemarie, 2010, Note on a collection of Amphibians and Reptiles from Western Sumatra (Indonesia), with the description of a new species of the genus Bufo, Zootaxa 2416, pp. 1-43: 19-20

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.194395

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scientific name

Boiga cynodon (Boie, 1827)
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Boiga cynodon (Boie, 1827)   *

( Fig. 6 View FIGURE 6 b)

Material examined. A large adult (ToL> 2.30 m), photographed in captivity, stated as coming from the southern shore of Lake Maninjau, Province of Sumatera Barat.

Taxonomic comments. This Indomalayan species is monotypic. Populations from regions located north of southern Peninsular Thailand should now be named Boiga siamensis Nootpand, 1971 ( Pauwels et al., 2005)   .

Distribution on Sumatra. Provinces of Sumatera Barat (first record in this work), and Aceh, Sumatera Utara, Riau, Bengkulu, and Sumatera Selatan; also the islands of Bangka and Belitung, and Mentawai Archipelago and Riau Archipelago ( David & Vogel, 1996).

Biology. This specimen was said to come from a forest.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Reptilia

Order

Squamata

Family

Colubridae

Genus

Boiga